HA NOI — The Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) co-operated with Russian Alltech Group to develop 4G/LTE (long term evolution) technology for Viet Nam.
After only 39 days since the test licence to build and develop a 4G/LTE network in Ha Noi and HCM City was granted, the first base station successfully transmitted signal in Ha Noi on October 10, delivering test mode services with internet speeds up to 60Mbs.
The test phase would cost around US$5 million and could reach up to $500 million at full scale. The VNPT and Alltech were strongly committed to the project and hoped to contribute to the national programme for developing information technology set out by the Government, said the VNPT.
Juniper launches mobile security software
HA NOI — Juniper Networks, an information technology and computer networking products company, this week introduced security software for mobile device protection.
The company expected mobile service providers in Viet Nam to pay attention to the software because the providers would buy it and then provide security service for their mobile phone subscribers, said Mark Bauhaus, executive vice president and general manager of the Service Layer Technology Business Group at Juniper.
Electronic wallet Payoo connects with Banknetvn
HCM City — The National Financial Switching Company (Banknetvn) and VietUnion Corporation on Thursday signed a co-operation agreement on electronic payment services.
According to the agreement, customers who have a banking account, or area members of Banknetvn, will be able to use the electronic wallet Payoo of VietUnion.
An Binh Telecoms launches new Q-mobile
HA NOI — An Binh Telecoms launched its newest product, the Q-mobile QUY, yesterday in Ha Noi.
QUY integrates 3G with frequency band WCDMA 2100 MHz to make transmission speed faster. It will go on sale in December.
Since entering the Viet Nam market in 2008, Q-mobile has been ranked second. — VNS